Topic: broadcast spectrum
Fox Television Stations and T-Mobile are teaming up to speed up the 600 MHz spectrum repack process for a fraction of the original estimated cost.
Sinclair Broadcast Group announced today that it has officially closed its previously announced acquisition of Bonten Media’s TV stations for $240 million.
The FCC’s broadcast incentive auctions are complete, and 175 winning broadcasters will receive more than $10 billion.
Comcast spent only $1.7 billion to acquire spectrum during the FCC’s just-completed Broadcast Incentive Auction, coming in short of analyst projections.
The National Association of Broadcasters warned changes to the pending channel repack are needed to avoid broadcasters being forced off the air.
Comcast and T-Mobile dominated the FCC’s recently completed broadcast spectrum auction, according to estimates by UBS analyst John Hodulik.